Camp Carey

An immersive experience for incoming first-year business students, Camp Carey will support your success in the W. P. Carey School of Business at ASU. Here you’ll find important details about who takes part in Camp Carey, what to expect from this free event, and more. Register to join us! Then, discover your inner leader, find new friends, and connect with important people and resources before classes begin.

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Camp Carey Students

Who takes part in Camp Carey

All first-year W. P. Carey students are invited and there is no cost to attend Camp Carey. Expect to meet your brand new community of fellow first-year business students, as well as more than 150 continuing W. P. Carey student leaders and staff who are all here to support you. Local, out-of-state, and international students find common ground at Camp Carey.

Current W. P. Carey students who are interested in serving as Camp Carey facilitators can sign up here.

Camp Carey connected me with so many people. It also made me feel connected to everything going on at the business school, which got me off to a really great start here.

Hannah Houts (BS Marketing/BA Film ’18)

What it’s all about

Camp Carey is all about building important and meaningful connections, meeting new friends, exploring the business school, discovering important resources, and having fun. For 2022, the W. P. Carey School is taking over thousands of square feet of space in the Sun Devil Fitness Complex at ASU’s Tempe campus.

Learn more about when and where — and get excited to connect with your peers through a range of possible activities:

  • Large and small group ice breakers
  • Team builders
  • Arcade room
  • Team challenges
  • Q&A with Camp Carey facilitators (student leaders)
  • ASU and W. P. Carey merch
  • Food
  • And so much more!

When and where Camp Carey happens

Camp Carey happens in person on your campus. RSVP to join us! Camp Carey is a great chance for off-campus students to meet peers before classes begin.

Saturday, August 13
Time: 6 to 9 p.m.
Location: Sun Devil Fitness Complex and Business Administration buildings, Tempe campus
Details: This Camp Carey is for students who move in on Saturday, August 13, or who will live off-campus.
(Parking in ASU lots will be free on August 13)

Monday, August 15
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (lunch included)
Location: Sun Devil Fitness Complex, Tempe campus
Details: This Camp Carey is for students who move in on Sunday, August 14, or cannot attend on August 13.
(Parking in ASU lots will NOT be free on August 15)

Tuesday, August 16
Time: 4 to 6 p.m.
Location: Agribusiness Center, Polytechnic campus
Details: This Camp Carey is for Polytechnic campus students.

Tuesday, August 16
Time: 4 to 6 p.m.
Location: Room TBA, West campus.
Details: This Camp Carey is for West campus students.

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Why you should participate

Starting your journey with Camp Carey removes the guesswork from your first year so you can make informed decisions and shape your future with confidence. We look forward to connecting you with knowledge and people to help you thrive at ASU.